St. Paul Lutheren Church & School

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ST. PAUL PRAYER LIST   –   Week of October 13, 2019

1.   We pray for our those celebrating birthdays this week:  Hilary Carbajal, Kelsey Atkins, Carol Brown, Amanda Warden, Amelia Cribb, Aiden Grace & Cassie Feldt. Happy Birthday!

* Psalm 104:33 – “I will sing praise to my God as long as I live!”

1.   We lift up our loved ones with health concerns:

+ Barbara Regnier (resting at home after overnite hospitalization after breaking 4 ribs in a fall)

+ Phil Klotz (home after knee-replacement surgery this past Tuesday – progressing very well)

+ Tom Orlowski (beginning new meds to help with appetite and depression; hopes to avoid pneumonia)

+ Jordan Denney (MRI confirmed stress-fracture to his left tibia; can put no weight on it for 3-4 months)

+ Larry Bass (awaits neurology appointment for further diagnosis at confirmation of recent stoke)

+ Barbara Aldridge (sister of Gail Klotz, has entered Hospice Care with terminal cancer)

+ Dale Pair (former school photographer, now in final days of earthly life with brain cancer)

+ Heidi Putterill (sister of school parent, Erica Huffman, end-stage kidney failure, hopes for transplant)

+ Hudson Baker (4-years-old, heart-cath – to increase blood-oxygen levels – now pending 2nd opinion)

+ Margaret Meyer (transitioning from physical rehab to nursing care at Twin Oak)

+ One of Our Own (who is continuing outpatient treatment for alcoholism)

+ Another of Our Own (also struggling to break free of the addiction to alcohol)

and those who battle cancer: Carol Beisert; Susie Beying; Helen Bowman; Jean Carson; Karen Curto; Paula Darling; Jeff Ford; Georgeann Geis; Norma Griffith; Heidi Hammell; Donna Humble; Larry Johnson; Sam Kell; Linda Koenig; Lydia Landfair; Megan Langley; Jolene Lichty; Debbie Lober; Judy Matthijetz; Jim McCarty; Ed Milburger; Marilyn Miller; Theresa Miller; Dale Niece; Sue Pitts; Paul Printiss; Bernie Roller; Mike Schmolt; Tommy Schomaker; Lyn St. Louis; David Schwinn; Kent Seeler; Storm Shannon; Greg Smith; Jerry Thompson; Linda Vernon; Phelba Wecas; Sara Weidner; Dave Wiseman; Doris Woodward; Carolyn Wrigley; Dave Zakutny

* James 5:16 – “Pray for each other, so that you may be healed.”

3.   We seek the Lord’s blessing for:  … Sally Niemann, as she prayerfully considers the Divine Call extended to her to serve SPLCS as a Commissioned Minister of Religion–Teacher;  … Joey & Janice Denney, and Pastor Ed & Becca, who will travel to Omaha this week for the final immersion experience of their participation in PLI’s “D2MC” training;  … the negotiations for the pending sale of the Pin Oak Acres Apartments, and all that will follow for the corporation, tenants, and our congregation;  … One of our Own, facing an additional 5-months of incarceration for a previous probation violation.

* Genesis 28:3 – “May God almighty bless you!”

4.   We raise up the ministry of the Gospel – especially: … our October “Mission of the Month” – supporting Tom & Cheryl Orlowski with needed home repairs (allowing Tom to remain at home rather than enter nursing home care) – gifts now total $165, toward a $12,000 need;  … the process for nominating our future Ministry Directors, that the Lord would direct our actions to align with His plan for our congregation;  … the plans for each of us to “Be the Church” to our unchurched friends, neighbors and co-workers this Sunday;  … all our congregational ministries: the School, Kid’s Connection, Paul’s Buffet, Dinner Church, the 7th Street Feast, our KKLO Broadcast, the Community Garden (and more) – that the Lord would use them (and us) to bring people to know His saving grace.

* Romans 1:16 – “The gospel … is the power of God for the salvation of everyone who believes.”

5. We pray for those in our Armed Forces: especially those who are deployed, and their families at home: John Crowley & Willie Williams, III (Afghanistan), Alex Feistner (Japan), Shelby Long (Iraq), & Steven Shelton (Qatar).

* Psalm 121:8 – “The Lord will watch over your coming and going, both now and forevermore.”